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Thelma Ritter: Hollywood Movie Star who lived in Forest Hills

Updated: Mar 1, 2023

In honor of Valentine’s Day let’s take a step back and remember one of our neighbors. February 14th was Thelma Ritter’s her birthday.

Back in the day she had quite the presence in in the movie industry yet she preferred living in Queens with her family at 65 Greenway Terrace.

Her first role was a small part in 1947’s “Miracle on 34th Street”. Her last movie was with Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe in The Misfits. She didn’t mince words and had a big heart.

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